Whiplash Injury Treatment – Road Traffic Accident
What is Whiplash Injury?
Whipash injury may occur right after an acute of traumatic event like an accident of some kind, a lifting episode. For example in a car accident where there is a sudden jolt to the head and neck that is beyond the normal range of the motion.
What are the causes of Whiplash Injury?
- Motor vehicle accident – the most common cause
Whiplash injury often results from a rear-end collision. Nevertheless it can occur as a result of a collision in any direction.
- Amusement park rides
For example roller coasters, assault involving being punched, shoved, or shaken and also from a fall of significant impact
Whiplash Injury Treatment
Our whiplash injury treatment include:
- Ice and/or heat treatment
- Cervical collar – usually for 2 weeks
- Physiotherapy includes range of motion exercises, massage, electrical stimulation, and cervical traction